Shangri La, Colombo, offers a great Iftar feast this Ramadan

Shangri La, Colombo, offers a great Iftar feast this Ramadan

Colombo, May 24 (newsin.asia) – This Ramadan season, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo celebrates the tradition of the fasting month with thoughtful offerings and a great Iftar feast in its famous all day dining restaurant – Table One – and the Sapphyr Lounge. Table One – As the sun sets, spend blessed time with family and friends […]

Why families with kids are rushing off to Pattaya this summer

Why families with kids are rushing off to Pattaya this summer

No kidding, Pattaya is way more than a famous party place for adults. Thailand’s eternally popular seaside town has a surprising side to it that makes it a wonderland for families with children; packed with wholesome family fun – as I was amazed to discover recently. Know more about these new attractions, some you’re probably hearing for the first time, writes Indu Balachandran in www.pickyourtrail.com

Slave Island in Colombo is where the colonial and the modern coexist

Slave Island in Colombo is where the colonial and the modern coexist

By Dr. Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai As a train whistles out of Kompannavidiya Railway Station in Colombo 2, it passes by a road in its immediate vicinity- where traditional, colonial and contemporary public spaces stand next to each other as silent sentinels connecting history with modernity. It is the Justice Akbar Mawatha, stretching from Kompannavidiya Railway […]

Maldivian Tourism Minister takes up fall in tourist arrivals with Chinese envoy

Maldivian Tourism Minister takes up fall in tourist arrivals with Chinese envoy

Male, February 15 (newsin.asia): Maldivian Tourism Minister Moosa Zameer met Chinese Ambassador  Zhang Lizhong last Sunday to discuss the declining number of tourists from China after the Maldivian government declared a State of Emergency on February 5. The Maldives Marketing and Public and Relations (MMPRC) said in a tweet that discussions were about the potential impact […]

Crisis does not deter travel writers from giving the thumbs up to Maldives

Crisis does not deter travel writers from giving the thumbs up to Maldives

Male, February 8 (newsin.asia):  Following renewed political turmoil this week in the Maldives, President Abdulla Yameen declared a countrywide 15-day state of emergency on Monday, prompting travel alerts by the U.S., U.K., Australia, China, and India during the island nation’s high tourist season. But this isn’t a straight-forward travel alert, points out Laura Dannen Redman Digital […]

India’s woman cross country biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident

India’s woman cross country biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident

Hyderabad, October 24 (TNIE): Indian cross-country woman biker, Sana Iqbal, who had taken up the fight against suicide and depression by spreading awareness through her bike rides, died in a car accident on the outskirts of Hyderabad early on Tuesday. Twenty-nine-year-old Sana and her husband were travelling to Tolichowki on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) […]

Maldivian officials expose baseless propaganda about rising Islamic extremism

Maldivian officials expose baseless propaganda about rising Islamic extremism

Colombo, September 10 (newsin.asia): Top Maldivian officials say that the on-going international propaganda about Islamic radicalism in the country is not based on facts. It is manufactured to bring down the government of President Abdulla Yameen by destroying the tourist industry, which is the main prop of the Maldivian economy, says Imjad Jaleel, Chief Communication […]

Shangri La’s Hambantota resort – truly one of the finest in Asia

Shangri La’s Hambantota resort – truly one of the finest in Asia

Colombo, June 21 (newsin.asia) – Overlooking the pristine southern coast of beautiful Sri Lanka and framed by swaying king coconut trees, Shangri La’s Hambantota Resort and Spa which was unveiled in June 2016 is truly a luxurious getaway. The luxury resort spans 58.8 hectares, making it the largest resort in Sri Lanka and boasts 300 […]

At Colombo’s Shangri-La hotel, even job interviews are pleasurable

At Colombo’s Shangri-La hotel, even job interviews are pleasurable

Colombo, May 7 (NIA) – Shangri-La hotel Colombo, which aims to revolutionize concepts of pleasure and hospitality in the Sri Lankan capital when it opens its doors later this year, has devised a unique recruitment process to ensure that its staff are not only competent, alert and willing to take the initiative, but are hospitable, cheerful […]

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